Taubman Sucks – The Movie

This just arrived in my mailbox, Hank Mishkoff has posted the movie about his free speech case on YouTube: http://youtube.com/watch?v=4ITE7ITSR6M

The movie is short.  If you want to get a feel for the real saga, you have to read his website, where he documents, in fine detail, the whole suit against him and the back in forth between himself and the lawyers.  Until very near the end, he represented himself, and did an excellent job at that.  The lawyers, on the other hand, did a good job at demonstrating their bullying skills.

This is a landmark free speech case, so everyone should learn about it.  It’s a great story about how an underdog won.

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kevin

I'm the founder and president of Agoric Source, LLC, co-organizer of the Houston Python Meetup, and active board member of several local non-profit organizations, including Ten Thousand Villages Houston, the Houston Area Model United Nations, and the Weekley Family YMCA. I'm first and foremost still a software hacker, but with my economics background and business experience, I serve well as a project or program manager, technical visionary, etc. I'm opinionated, but hopefully reasonable so. My blog is just a chance for me to keep up with my writing skills, and expound upon various technology and policy subjects. I especially try to keep up with the Houston software community.